Why are you here?

  • Do you want to learn to how to take blood?
  • Would you like to learn new skills and take advantage of the UK’s current high demand for phlebotomists?
  • Perhaps you are a Healthcare Assistant and would like to supplement your income with part-time phlebotomy work, or you may be looking at moving into the Beauty Industry and work as an Aesthetic Therapist. Many aesthetic therapists are now offering facial treatments using blood-related products, such as platelet-rich plasma. Visit our dedicated "Aesthetics Therapists" courses page for more information.
  • Are you currently unemployed or about to leave school with little or no formal qualifications?
  • Are you retired or semi-retired and would like pursue a completely different vocation?
  • Do you want to improve your existing phlebotomy skills?
  • Do you need continuing education (a Nationally Recognised Certificate awarding you 3 credits at Level Three)? Geopace Training is accredited with both OCN (Open College Network) and CPD.


If you answer yes to any of the questions, this course is for you!


In this course you will learn a new skill which has the potential to be used anywhere in the world.


Phlebotomists are in high demand in USA, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and, of course, the UK, and in all these countries the method of taking blood is either identical or very similar to those that you will learn on this course.


Our course comprehensively covers the main three methods of blood collection, and you will have ample opportunity to develop your skills on artificial arms.


Training Locations:

Please see a full list of our training venues HERE


Course Itinerary:

Our most current Introduction to Phlebotomy course itineraries may be downloaded here as a pdf file:

ONE DAY CLASSROOM (+ theory study online): Course Itinerary

ONE DAY VIRTUAL CLASSROOM (+ theory study online): Course Itinerary

TWO DAY CLASSROOM: Course Itinerary


How much does a phlebotomist get paid?:

Wages vary considerable between NHS and private posts and where in the country you are work-based. The chart below is the basic NHS pay scale. You will receive inner city weightings in many locations.

As a trainee phlebotomist your NHS starting salary will be PayBand 2, rising annually and moving to PayBand 3 once you have some experience. The NHS "Agenda for Change" pay scales ensure you will receive an annual increase as well as an incremental increase (where applicable).

Within the private sector, particularly for specialised positions such as Stem Cell Blood Retrieval, you may be paid up to £30.00 per hour.

Parental Consent Form:

When you book a course you agree that you are 18 years of age or over on your course start date. However, if you are 16 or 17 years of age then we can accept your booking with Parental (or Guardian) Consent.


Please ensure that the following form is completed and posted to us as soon as possible after you have made your booking:

Parental Consent Form


Paying by instalments?

You can now book and pay for your course with 3 or 4 instalments by Credit or Debit Card, Cheque or Postal Order.


To do this please download the form (below), complete it on screen or print out and post to us or alternatively call us on 01525 713377. Our Booking Agents will be happy to schedule your instalment payments on dates that are best for you.


You can choose how and when you would like to pay, but please ensure that your last payment date is no later than 7 days prior to your course date. As soon as we receive your completed form, by email or post we will reserve your place. Download a Booking Form here:

Booking Form (Full payment or Instalments)


Funding Information:

We suggest you may wish to investigate the following links for more information and guidance:

Turn-2-us    JobCentre Plus


Terms & Conditions:

Our full Terms and Conditions are available here as a pdf file:

Terms and Conditions


Useful links:

NHS Job Search here

Phlebotomy - about.com jobs


Current Course Notes - download here:

If you are currently attending or have recently attended our course, please follow these links below to download a complete set of Day 1 and Day 2 notes (in pdf file format).


Please note that your course tutor will give you a password at the end of each day to enable you to download these notes:






If you do not have a copy of the free Adobe Acrobat Reader you can download the latest version for Windows 7 here. If you are using an Apple Mac or have a different operating system please find your version here.


Office Hours:


9.00am to 5.30pm